Body Care · Other Hobbies · Soapmaking

DIY Sugar Scrub Bars

If you like a little bit of a spa experience at home, this one is for you. These sugar scrub bars are super easy to make, require no precision whatsoever and use ingredients you probably have lying around at home. They make for a decadent pamper session for yourself, as well as a thoughtful gift… Continue reading DIY Sugar Scrub Bars

Cooking · Edibles

Make Your Own Ghee At Home

So…. it’s Saturday yet again and I fell off the write-regularly bandwagon last week, a week after getting on it… No matter, I’m climbing right back on! Back to the point: I have a wonderful, basic recipe for you today — the liquid gold of the culinary world, ghee! Ghee is a form of clarified… Continue reading Make Your Own Ghee At Home

Crochet · Other Hobbies

Crochet Baby Blanket

Hello, beautiful people, and Happy Saturday! It has been more than three months since I did one of my Saturday non-nail blog posts & it feels so good to be back! Here’s hoping I can get into a regular schedule again. Today, I’m just sharing some pictures of a baby blanket I made for my… Continue reading Crochet Baby Blanket

Body Care

DIY Fluffy Whipped Body Butter

I love my lotion bars. Not only do they look adorable, I love the convenience of throwing one in a tin to carry around in my purse and there’s a lavish feeling in running a lotion bar over my arms and legs after a shower. However, there are days when I have neither the time… Continue reading DIY Fluffy Whipped Body Butter

Other Hobbies

DIY Essential Oil Diffuser

Do you love essential oils but don’t want to dish out hundreds of dollars for a fancy diffuser? Here’s a quick, easy and cheap DIY for just that situation! This tiny diffuser has a magnetic backing so that I can stick it up on the magnet board at my workstation. Depending on where you want… Continue reading DIY Essential Oil Diffuser

Nail Art · Nails

DIY Nail Art Board

Hello, all you nail artists out there! I made this nail art practice board for myself this week & thought I’d share with you. Silicone nail art mats can be used for swatching, nail art practice and making nail stickers/decals, and most sell for $10 or more. I recently saw this video (skip to 1:46… Continue reading DIY Nail Art Board

Other Hobbies

DIY Magnetic Chore Chart

Hello, and welcome to another DIY craft. I have for you today a simple chore chart that you can use to assign household tasks to each member of a household — roommates, children or other adults in the house. I made this as a housewarming present for my sister & brother-in-law when they bought a house… Continue reading DIY Magnetic Chore Chart

Nail Care · Nails

DIY Cuticle Oil 2

Hello, folks! I finally ran out of my DIY cuticle oil and made a fresh batch using a slightly different recipe. While my nails have benefited greatly from the old recipe, this new one has really brought new life to my nails, which were in sorry condition after all the nail art I have been… Continue reading DIY Cuticle Oil 2

Nail Care · Nails

Gentle Glycerin-Acetone Nail Polish Remover

Hi, there! I have been using this as my main nail polish remover for a month or so now, and I thought I’d share this with you. I had been reading about acetone vs. non-acetone nail polish remover when I stumbled upon this. It turned out to be as gentle as non-acetone remover with the effectiveness of acetone! Try it out, and let me know what you think! 

Easy DIY Gentle Glycerin Acetone Nail Polish Remover